Motion Picture License - Instructions for searching IMDB
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Motion Picture License

Verify coverage

  1. Go to and type in the title of the film that you are interested in. Press the 'Search' button.
  2. Locate the Company Credits section
  3. Click on the "See More" link under "Production Companies" The theatrical distributor will appear in parenthesis (Theatrical) (U.S.)  If the theatrical distributor is not specified, use the distributor for "All Media" or the Production company.
  4. Look up the company name in the producer list found on the MPL Training Resources page.


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